Filming location in Jurassic Park Series

Filming Location
The Amber Mine

In the amber mine in Jurassic Park miners are extracting amber, which contains prehistoric mosquitoes and dinosaur DNA. This integral part of the film was shot in the United States. Want to know exactly where? Keep reading or click on the map pin icon in the navigation section.

“Grant’s like me. He’s a digger.”

Juanito Rostagno

Where was The Amber Mine scene filmed?

The scene in which Donald Gennaro visits the amber mine to speak with Juanito Rostagno was filmed at Ho’opi’i Falls, located near the city of Kapaa, in Kauai, Hawaii, USA.

More about Ho’opi’i Falls

Ho’opi’i Falls is renowned for its natural beauty, featuring cascading waterfalls and lush surroundings. The area is a frequent destination for hikers and nature lovers, known for its scenic trails and photographic opportunities.

The scene filmed at Ho’opi’i Falls:

The Amber Mine Scene
(Jurassic Park 1993)
Donald Gennaro, played by Martin Ferrero, arrives at the amber mine to discuss the ongoing operations and the safety precautions in place. He converses with the mine’s overseer, Juanito Rostagno, portrayed by Miguel Sandoval. The amber extracted from this mine contains prehistoric mosquitoes, which are essential for the park’s dinosaur cloning efforts.

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